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Top 10 Ways to Prep for TSA State Leadership Conference 2017

By Sean Courtright January 13, 2017

1. Affiliate your chapter with National TSA to get access to MyTSA https://www.registermychapter.com/tsa/nat/MyTSA.aspx

2. LEAP is a new requirement for state and national competitions. Please understand how it applies! http://www.tsaweb.org/LEAP-competition-engagement

3. Visit http://www.tsaweb.org/sites/default/files/leap_comp_event_guide.pdf to better understand how LEAP is integrated into each competition and prepare your student competitors accordingly.

4. Review “Go/No Go” checklists (see event rubrics) for all high school events. https://www.registermychapter.com/tsa/nat/MyTSA.aspx

5. Start working with competitors on their resumes for each competition http://www.tsaweb.org/sites/default/files/LEAP%20CE%20Resume%20Individual%20Instructions%20%28Quick%20Guide%29%20Draft%202_0.pdf

6. Understand LEAP Competitive Event Leadership Component judging protocol. http://www.tsaweb.org/sites/default/files/leap_judging.pdf

7. Review the Chapter Advisor Guide to see updates to Level I and Level II events. https://cte.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/TSA-Advisor-Guidebook-2016-2017.pdf

8. Review and understand the Themes and Problems for applicable events (MyTSA) http://tsaweb.org/Themes-and-Problems
9. State Officer Candidate Applications are due to the Idaho TSA CTSO Coordinator by February, 17th 2017 https://cte.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/State-Officer-Application-17-18.pdf

10. Keep track of event updates and events that require early submittals to ensure deadlines are not missed and your competitors stay on track. https://cte.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TSA-Level-II-Updates-2017-2018.pdf and  https://cte.idaho.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/TSA-Online-Submital-Instructions.pdf